Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid State Storage Disclaimer

For claims below, performance results are based on testing by Intel as of March 22, 2019 and may not reflect all publicly available security updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure.

All claims below based on an 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 mobile platform featuring 32GB+512GB Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with solid state storage vs TLC SSD alone (Compared to: Intel® Core™ i7 8565U processor, PL1=15W TDP, 4C8T, Turbo up to 4.60GHz on Intel Reference Platform, Graphics: Intel® UHD Graphics 620, Memory: 2x4GB DDR4, Storage: 512GB Intel® SSD 760p, OS: Windows* 10 RS5 version 1809, build 17763.253, MCU 0x9A.

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SSDs with Intel® Optane™ memory are the fastest as compared to NAND SSDs

As compared to NAND SSDs in the majority of the following common client use cases: As measured by a collection of benchmarks and real-world workloads with drives at 50% prefill including PCMark* 10 Benchmark (App Startup), PCMark* 8 Benchmark: Storage Bandwidth Test, Presentation Launch, Email Launch, Document Launch, Web Browser Launch, Total War* Warhammer II Game Launch, World of Warcraft* Game Launch, Fortnite* Game Launch, Total War* Warhammer II Level Load, World of Warcraft* Level Load, Multitasking Workload, and Adobe* Premier Pro Launch with Background Activity, also by Iometer with drives at base install and 50% prefill separately for QD1 and QD2, running various combination of sequential and random read and write scenarios, in both single and mixed modes at a span size of 1GB. The SSDs compared with are 1TB Samsung* 970 PRO, 1TB 970 EVO, 1TB 970 EVO Plus, 1TB Western Digital* Black, 1TB Intel® SSD 660p, 1TB 760p, 1TB OCZ* RD4000, 1TB HP* EX920, 1TB Toshiba* XG5, and 960GB Corsair* MP510. Configuration: 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 9900K processor, PL1= 95W TDP, 8C16T, Turbo up to 5.00GHz on ASUS* Prime Z390-A platform, Graphics: NVIDIA* GeForce RTX 2080 TI, Memory: 2x8GB DDR4, Storage: 32GB+1TB Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid State Storage, Storage Driver: Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) 17.2.0.1009 driver, OS: Windows* 10 RS5 Version 1809, Build 17763.253, MCU 0xA0; SSD Configurations: Same configuration with the comparison SSD as storage and Microsoft* Inbox NVMe driver as the storage driver. Results: Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid State Storage prevails for the majority (more than 50%) of the Iometer tests (including both single and mixed modes) combined, for the majority of the collection of benchmarks and real-world workloads combined, and for the majority of all above tests combined.

Intel will be marketing Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid State Storage with the tag line “SSDs with Intel® Optane™ memory are incredibly fast” in certain jurisdictions, including Argentina, Belarus, Belize, Chile, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Japan, Panama, Peru, PRC, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, and Vietnam. If you are media or an influencer from these countries, or otherwise communicating directly to residents in these countries (e.g., on local-language social media), please only refer to the tag line Intel will be using in that country in lieu of the claim on this slide/document.

SSDs with Intel® Optane™ memory deliver the best real-world performance as compared to NAND SSDs

As compared to NAND SSDs in the majority of the following common client use cases: As measured by a collection of benchmarks and real-world workloads with drives at 50% prefill including PCMark* 10 Benchmark (App Startup), PCMark* 8 Benchmark: Storage Bandwidth Test, Presentation Launch, Email Launch, Document Launch, Web Browser Launch, Total War* Warhammer II Game Launch, World of Warcraft* Game Launch, Fortnite* Game Launch, Total War* Warhammer II Level Load, World of Warcraft* Level Load, Multitasking Workload, Adobe* Premier Pro Launch with Background Activity. The SSDs compared with are 1TB Samsung* 970 PRO, 1TB 970 EVO, 1TB 970 EVO Plus, 1TB Western Digital* Black, 1TB Intel SSD 660p, 1TB 760p, 1TB OCZ* RD4000, 1TB HP EX920, 1TB Toshiba* XG5, and 960GB Corsair* MP510. Configuration: 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 9900K processor, PL1= 95W TDP, 8C16T, Turbo up to 5.00GHz on ASUS* Prime Z390-A platform, Graphics: NVIDIA* GeForce RTX 2080 TI, Memory: 2x8GB DDR4, Storage: 32GB+1TB Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid State Storage, Storage Driver: Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) 17.2.0.1009 driver, OS: Windows* 10 RS5 Version 1809, Build 17763.253, MCU 0xA0; SSD Configurations: Same configuration with the comparison SSD as storage and Microsoft* Inbox NVMe driver as the storage driver. Results: Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid State Storage prevails for the majority (more than 50%) of all above tests combined.

Intel will be marketing Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid State Storage with the tag line “SSDs with Intel® Optane™ memory have amazing real-world performance” in certain jurisdictions, including Argentina, Belarus, Belize, Chile, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Japan, Panama, Peru, PRC, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, and Vietnam. If you are media or an influencer from these countries, or otherwise communicating directly to residents in these countries (e.g., on local-language social media), please only refer to the tag line Intel will be using in that country in lieu of the claim on this slide/document.

Launch documents up to 2x faster while multitasking Performance results are based on testing as of March 21, 2019 and may not reflect all publicly available security updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure. As measured by Document Launch with Background Activity (e.g. 18GB Video File Copy), comparing 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U processor (512GB TLC SSD) vs. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U processor (32GB+512GB Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with solid state storage) Intel® Core™ i7 8565U processor, PL1=15W TDP, 4C8T, Turbo up to 4.60GHz on Intel Reference Platform, Graphics: Intel® UHD Graphics 620, Memory: 2x4GB DDR4, Storage: 32GB+512GB Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with solid state storage, OS: Windows* 10 RS5 Version 1809, Build 17763.253, MCU 0x9A.
Launch games up to 60% faster while multitasking
Performance results are based on testing as of March 9, 2019 and may not reflect all publicly available security updates. As measured by Path of Exile* Game Launch with Background Activity (e.g. 18GB Video File Copy), comparing 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U processor (512GB TLC SSD) vs. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U processor (32GB+512GB Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with solid state storage) Intel® Core™ i7 8565U processor, PL1=15W TDP, 4C8T, Turbo up to 4.60GHz on Intel Reference Platform, Graphics: Intel® UHD Graphics 620, Memory: 2x4GB DDR4, Storage: 32GB+512GB Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with solid state storage, OS: Windows* 10 RS5 Version 1809, Build 17763.253, MCU 0x9A.
Open large media files up to 90% faster while multitasking Performance results are based on testing as of March 21, 2019 (Adobe* Photoshop Project File Launch with Background Activity) and March 9, 2019 (Gimp* Project File Launch with Background Activity) and may not reflect all publicly available security updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure. As measured by Adobe* Photoshop Project File Launch with Background Activity (e.g. 18GB Video File Copy), comparing 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U processor (512GB TLC SSD) vs. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7- 8565U processor (32GB+512GB Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with solid state storage). Intel® Core™ i7 8565U processor, PL1=15W TDP, 4C8T, Turbo up to 4.60GHz on Intel Reference Platform, Graphics: Intel® UHD Graphics 620, Memory: 2x4GB DDR4, Storage: 32GB+512GB Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with solid state storage, OS: Windows* 10 RS5 Version 1809, Build 17763.253, MCU 0x9A.

Workload Details:

RUG 1043 - Document Launch with Background Activity: Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed to launch an ~8MB DOCX file with Microsoft* Word 365 while copying an 18GB video file.

RUG 1042 - Workbook Launch with Background Activity: Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed to launch a ~15MB XLSX file with Microsoft* Excel 365 while copying an 18GB video file.

RUG 1036 - Gimp* Project File Launch with Background Activity: Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed to launch a ~87MB GIMP* project file while copying an 18GB video file.

RUG 1040 Adobe* Photoshop Project File Launch with Background Activity: Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed to launch a ~300MB Adobe* Photoshop CC project file while copying an 18GB video file.

RUG 1045 PUBG* Game Launch with Background Activity: Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed to launch PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS*, while copying an 18GB video file.

RUG 1044 Path of Exile* Game Launch with Background Activity: Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed to launch Path of Exile*, while copying an 18GB video file.

Intel® Optane™ Memory M10 Disclaimer

Desktop performance results are based on testing as by Intel as of March 2, 2018 (Game level load workload), September 21, 2018 (SYSmark* 2014 SE) and September 28, 2018 (Adobe Photoshop* workloads).

Notebook performance results are based on testing as of August 17, 2018 (Adobe Photoshop* workloads), August 21, 2018 (Game Level Load workloads) and August 30, 2018 (SYSmark* 2014 SE) and may not reflect all publicly available security updates.

See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure.

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System Configuration

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Desktop Complete everyday tasks up to 2.4x faster compared to a system with an HDD alone As measured by SYSmark* 2014 SE Responsiveness Subscore comparing 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8700 processor (HDD) vs. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8700 processor (16GB Intel® Optane™ memory module + HDD).
Laptop Complete everyday tasks up to 2.7x faster compared to a system with an HDD alone As measured by SYSmark* 2014 SE Responsiveness Subscore comparing 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8550U processor (HDD) vs. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8550U processor (16GB Intel® Optane™ memory module + HDD).
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Desktop Load levels up to 3.5x faster compared to a system with an HDD and SSD As measured by Game Level workload comparing 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9700 processor, PL1= 65W TDP, 8C16T, Turbo up to 5.0GHz, Intel® UHD Graphics 630, Motherboard: ASUS Z390A, Graphics: NVIDIA EVGA RTX2080Ti, Gfx Driver Version: 419.35, Memory: 2x8GB DDR4-2666MHz, Storage: Intel® SSD 760p (OS drive) + 32GB Intel® Optane™ Memory M10 + 1TB WD Black HDD (data drive), OS: Microsoft Windows* 10 RS5 Build Version 1809, BIOS: 17, ucode: 0x9A vs. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9700 processor, PL1= 65W TDP, 8C16T, Turbo up to 5.0GHz, Intel® UHD Graphics 630, Motherboard: ASUS Z390A, Graphics: NVIDIA EVGA RTX2080Ti, Gfx Driver Version: 419.35, Memory: 2x8GB DDR4-2666MHz, Storage: 1TB WD Black HDD + Intel® SSD 760p, OS: Microsoft Windows* 10 RS5 Build Version 1809, BIOS: 17, ucode: 0x9A.
Laptop Load levels up to 3.1x faster compared to a system with an HDD alone As measured by Game Level Load Workload (Total Wa*r: Warhammer II) comparing 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8550U processor (HDD) vs. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8550U processor (16GB Intel® Optane™ memory module + HDD).
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Desktop Load digital libraries up to 2.6x faster compared to a system with an HDD alone As measured by Adobe* Photoshop Workload (aka Star Trails) comparing 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8700 processor (HDD) vs. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8700 processor (32GB Intel® Optane™ memory module + HDD).
Laptop Load digital libraries up to 3.8x faster compared to a system with an HDD alone As measured by Adobe* Photoshop Workload (aka Star Trails) comparing 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8550U processor (HDD) vs. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8550U processor (32GB Intel® Optane™ memory module + HDD).

Configurations:

Desktop Baseline Configuration: 1TB 7200 rpm HDD: Intel® Core™ i7 8700 processor, PL1=65W TDP, 6C12T, Processor base frequency 3.2GHz, Turbo up to 4.6GHz on Intel Reference Platform, Graphics: Nvidia Ge Force GTX 1080TI, Memory: 2x4GB DDR4, Storage: 1TB 7200 rpm HDD, OS: Windows* 10 RS4 Version 1803, OS version 10.0.17134.48, MCU 0x96.

Notebook Baseline Configuration: 1TB 7200 rpm HDD: Intel® Core™ i7 8550U processor, PL1=15W TDP, 4C8T, Turbo up to 4.0GHz on Intel Reference Platform, Graphics: Intel® UHD Graphics 620, Memory: 2x4GB DDR4, Storage: 1TB HDD, OS: Windows* 10 RS4 Version 1803, OS version 10.0.17134.48, MCU 0x84.

Intel® Optane™ Memory Configurations:

Desktop 16GB Intel® Optane™ Memory: Same configuration, with 16GB Intel® Optane™ Memory M10 Module + 1TB 7200 rpm HDD

Desktop 32GB Intel® Optane™ Memory: Same configuration, with 32GB Intel® Optane™ Memory M10 Module + 1TB 7200 rpm HDD

Notebook 16GB Intel® Optane™ Memory: Same configuration, with 16GB Intel® Optane™ Memory M10 Module + 1TB HDD

Notebook 32GB Intel® Optane™ Memory: Same configuration, with 32GB Intel® Optane™ Memory M10 Module + 1TB HDD

Benchmarks/Workloads:

SYSmark* 2014 SE - benchmark from the BAPCo* consortium that measures the performance of Windows* platforms. SYSmark* tests four usage scenarios: Office Productivity, Media Creation, Data/Financial Analysis, and Responsiveness. SYSmark* contains real applications from Independent Software Vendors such as Microsoft and Adobe

Game Launch Workload - Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed to launch Total War: WARHAMMER* II 7450.1400824, V1.4.1 and reach the Main Menu with intro videos disabled (Launch)

Game Launch Workload - Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed to launch PUBG*, V4.7.8.10 and reach the Main Menu with intro videos disabled (Launch)

Game Level Load Workload - Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed from the Main Menu to completion of level loading on Total War: WARHAMMER* II 7450.1400824, V1.4.2

Adobe Photoshop* Workload (aka Star Trails) -This workload consists of 142, 16MP .JPG photos shot on a Sony NEX-5R ranging from 3.81 MB – 4.25 MB in size. The smart object and stacking features of Photoshop* are used to create a photo with a “star trails” effect

Presentation Launch Workload - Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed to launch the Microsoft* PowerPoint 2016 application with a 3.5MB presentation file

Email Launch Workload – Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed to launch Microsoft* Outlook 2016 and load with a 250mb local data file

Document Launch Workload - Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed to launch the Microsoft* Word 2016 application with a 3.5MB document file

Web Browser Launch Workload – Workload developed by Intel® measuring the time elapsed to launch Google* Chrome

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